Month: December 2017

What to know before you go: staying avalanche safe in the backcountry

Landon, Backcountry Ambassador Snowshoeing is a growing sport with more and more taking part in the fun each year. However, with the increase in people enjoying the backcountry on skis, splitboards, snowboards or snowshoes there comes a greater risk of backcountry accidents, especially when it comes to avalanches. Knowledge is power, especially when it comes …

Ten Benefits of Snowshoeing

Kovas, Family Ambassador Snowshoeing first started approximately 6,000 years ago in Asia, with boards strapped to the feet, evolving to the multiple material products seen today. Originally functional footwear for hunting and other work, snowshoeing has become a winter recreational sport that spans the globe. Snowshoeing offers many benefits, from getting you out the door …

Destination Okanagan: Places to Snowshoe in the Okanagan Valley

Stephen, Day Hiking Ambassador The scenic Okanagan Valley in beautiful British Columbia is well known for it’s sunny beaches, sprawling fruit orchards and world famous wines, but did you know, it’s also a snowshoer’s paradise? Resting on the 49th parallel with the US, in south central, BC, the Okanagan shares in the outdoor adventure heritage …